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Found 2 items, similar to shelves.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: shelves shelf n 1: a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects 2: a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water [syn: ledge] [also: shelves (pl)] shelves See shelf
English → English (gcide) Definition: Shelves Shelf \Shelf\, n.; pl. Shelves. [OE. shelfe, schelfe, AS. scylfe; akin to G. schelfe, Icel. skj[=a]lf. In senses 2 & 3, perhaps a different word (cf. Shelve, v. i.).] 1. (Arch.) A flat tablet or ledge of any material set horizontally at a distance from the floor, to hold objects of use or ornament. [1913 Webster] 2. A sand bank in the sea, or a rock, or ledge of rocks, rendering the water shallow, and dangerous to ships. [1913 Webster] On the tawny sands and shelves. --Milton. [1913 Webster] On the secret shelves with fury cast. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) A stratum lying in a very even manner; a flat, projecting layer of rock. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) A piece of timber running the whole length of a vessel inside the timberheads. --D. Kemp. [1913 Webster] To lay on the shelf, to lay aside as unnecessary or useless; to dismiss; to discard. [1913 Webster]


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